Achieve the Four Modernizations.

Mar 19 sloegin commented on The Mayor Wants You to Fund a Huge Property Tax Levy for Transportation. Here’s What It’ll Buy..
Or the City could pass an income tax on high wage earners. And yes it would be challenged in the courts. And the courts might finally throw out that stupid 1930s income tax decision that is strangling the state.
Feb 26 sloegin commented on It's Net Neutrality, Bitches.
I'd be in favor of Obama coming out strongly in opposition to drinking bleach if it weren't for the public health crisis that would result from it.
Feb 24 sloegin commented on Twink: The Other T-Slur.
Calling someone a Bear is one step away from Fascism.
Feb 2 sloegin commented on Rand Paul Claims to Prefer "Freedom" to Vaccines, Says Vaccinations Cause "Profound Medical Disorders".
This isn't even so much a question about the science, but rather a response to a perceived attack on that goofball right-wing value of absolute parental sovereignty.
Jan 30 sloegin commented on First Impressions of Seattle by Someone from Spokane.
Spokanites always get a free pass. Seattle is the town everyone moves to when they grow up enough to get the hell out of Spokane.
Jan 27 sloegin commented on Koch Brothers to Spend Nearly a Billion Dollars on the 2016 Elections.
This spending level is on par with the entire spending level of both parties combined, so yes Virginia, it's a bad thing.
Jan 22 sloegin commented on Conservatives Outraged Obama Used Slightly Different Formulation of Words to Praise God and Country.
Arugula. Fancy mustard. Vacations to exotic faraway home state that isn't really 'murika. Act of terror vs terrorist act. Latte salute. Feet on desk. No jacket. Fist jab. Tan suit.
Jan 7 sloegin commented on Buzzfeed Got Its Hands on the Letter Wet Seal Gave Its Employees.
Giving your employees 2 weeks notice would be the smart thing to do, the right thing to do, and the just thing to do. But the store might have lost some sales, so there's that.
Nov 21, 2014 sloegin commented on This Will Cheer Up Depressed Democrats: "No Republican candidate has a credible shot at the White House in 2016".
Eh, all else fails, they'll dig up another actor.

Norris/Rubio '16
Nov 19, 2014 sloegin commented on Senate Republicans Block a Bill to Rein in the NSA.
Was listening to NPR this morning and it was all 'Keystone pipeline' all the time. Did they even mention it?

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